Dr. Sarvesh Shukla, Sr. Scientist from IRRI – South Asian Centre, Varanasi had visited KVK, Malyal on 15.09.2022 to monitor crop cafeteria and on farm trials being taken up by PJTSAU-KVK, Malyal in Mahabubabad district as a part of the project on Accelerating Genetic Gain in Rice (AGGRI alliance) coordinated through IRRI South Asian Centre, Varanasi. In this project, crop cafeteria of 24 long, medium, early duration rice varieties developed in different parts of South Asia (India, Bangladesh) is grown in the instructional farm of KVK during the current season for the benefit of farmer visitors. Also, seven varieties, mostly of the local market segment, are being given to farmers at 10 locations in the district for On-farm evaluation. Dr. S. Malathi, Programme Coordinator, KVK, Malyal, Dr. N. Kishore Kumar, SMS (Extn.), Dr. E. Rambabu, SMS (Horti.), Sri M. Chittibabu, Agromet Observer and 25 farmers participated in the field visits.